Our Mission
People
Connections
Community
Impact
Wellness
Stewardship
Service

Our Mission

Connecting diverse, dynamic public spaces and programs which grow, inspire and create inclusive social interaction through land, water and people.

People

Recognizing Culture, Community & Partnerships

Connections

Linking People To Parks

Community

Creating Inclusive Social Spaces

Impact

Motivating Our Local Economy

Wellness

Enhancing Recreation Opportunities & Programming

Stewardship

Protecting & Preserving Our Environment

Service

Streamlining Operations

Latest News

A collaborative project between BRPW and University of Vermont's Rubenstein School of Natural Resources, restores the newly acquired 12...

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Part of our bike path suffered from erosion by water and wind so our Bikepath Maintenance Specialist, Cory Campbell set...

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After multiple years of legal proceedings, we have reason to celebrate.  The Vermont Supreme Court affirmed today that...

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Beginning tomorrow (4/12) Burlington’s Skatepark will be closed so work can be completed and contractors can finish construction to the pavilion. ...

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The City recently released the final Annual Report for fiscal year 2015. The City's version can be viewed here, but...

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Upcoming Events

All events  

Kids Day

10am-3pm
Waterfront Park

Oakledge Accessible Playground Worshop # 2

5pm-5pm
Champlain Elementary School

Enjoy Burlington

Welcome Summer

2016 Park Opening Dates

 Parking Gate Official Opening Dates: Pease Lot (Waterfont): Open Now! North Beach: May 9 Perkins Pier:...

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Burlington Named a Top City for Urban Farming

A recent real estate trend analysis by Redfin revealed the Top 10 US Cities for Urban...

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Planning & Projects

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Oakledge Accessible Playground: Successful First Workshop!

Thank you to everyone that came to the April 12th, 2016 presentation at Champlain Elementary School and shared ideas with us! It was an informative meeting presented by BPRW Director Jesse…READ MORE

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Oakledge Accessible Playground Development

Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront (BPRW) is embarking on another playground upgrade, this time at Oakledge Park, and it’s going to be designed specifically with accessibility at the core of…READ MORE

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City of Burlington, Vermont Land Trust Announce Progress on Land Conservation

City of Burlington, Vermont Land Trust Announce Progress on Land Conservation to Create New 12-Acre Public Park on Former Burlington College Land Mayor Miro Weinberger and Vermont Land Trust (VLT)…READ MORE

Master Plan Feature

BPRW Releases System-Wide Master Plan

This just released from the Mayor’s Office: Plan Identifies Seven Areas for Continued Investment and Strategic Initiatives to Continue Revitalizing and Enhancing the City’s Parks System   Burlington, VT –…READ MORE